November 8, 2017

A New Edition of Bioethics Is Now Available

Bioethics (vol. 31, no. 7, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Wrongness, Responsibility, and Conscientious Refusals in Health Care” by Alida Liberman ‘You Are Inferior!’ Revisiting the Expressivist Argument” by Bjørn Hofmann A Pragmatic Analysis of Vulnerability … Read More

November 8, 2017

A New Edition of JAMA Is Now Available

JAMA (vol. 318, no. 6, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Can Patients Make Recordings of Medical Encounters? What Does the Law Say?” by Glyn Elwyn, Paul James Barr, and Mary Castaldo “Challenges in International Comparison of Health Care Systems” by … Read More

November 6, 2017

Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Not Meeting Due Care Criteria in the Netherlands

(BMJ) – Of 33 DCNM, [due care not met], cases identified (occurring 2012–2016), 32 cases (97%) were published online and included in the analysis. 22 cases (69%) violated only procedural criteria, relating to improper medication administration or inadequate physician consultation. … Read More

October 30, 2017

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 43, no. 8, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Euthanasia Embedded in Palliative Care. Responses to Essentialistic Criticisms of the Belgian Model of Integral End-of-Life Care” by Jan L Bernheim and Kasper Raus … Read More

October 26, 2017

‘What Could Help Me Die?’ Doctors Clash over Euthanasia

(STAT News) – Thienpont’s approach to managing euthanasia requests has raised concerns even among doctors who support the procedure for psychological suffering. According to copies of letters obtained by The Associated Press, those worries have led to a clash between Thienpont and … Read More

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